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Saturday, March 3, 2012

: a few of my favorite things! : giveaway prizes :

happy saturday!
so a while back, i [like many of you, i am sure] entered elsies monthly sponsor giveaway.
[me and t h o u s a n d s of others, right?!?]
and i won!

this month, i thought it would be fun to show off my winnings & feature a few really fabulous indie businesses.

today : umba box ; epiphanie ; rachel austin.
[note : the rachel austin print was not from the giveaway. blake bought it for me for valentines day]

umba box : 
what is it? : from their site :
We scour the handmade community to find the freshest handmade products across a wide variety of categories including home goods, women’s accessories, jewelry, stationery, and bath products.You subscribe and your mailbox is filled with handmade surprises for only $26 each month.
what did i win?! : i won a 3 month subscription!!
i have gotten one box so far. in it?

this knot necklace from brooklyn rehab

and this cute print from september wren.

and where can you get one? :  here

epiphanie bags : 
what is it? : an online shop that features super cute [rad!] camera bags!
what did i win? : i won this bag. and helllllo! i just bought an slr. remember?! ;)
this bag is great! you can fit an slr, an extra lens, your computer & other goodies.
the color is sooo lovely!
i think this bag is great, too!

and where can you get one? : here

rachel austin : 
what is it? : rachel runs a beautiful etsy shop & also sells her work in shops around the country. 
the background on all of her paintings // prints are old maps. i LOVE the texture.
i had been eyeballing this print in her etsy shop for months and months. and *poof* blake bought it for me.
what did i get? :

isnt this print amazing?!?! rachel is from portland & when we lived there, her stuff was everywhere!

where can you get one? : here is the map print. and another of my faves.

fun, right?

anything you are drooling over lately?!